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Le Bachelier De Salamanque, Ou Memoires et Aventures De Don Cherubin De La Ronda. Tome Premier

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Paris, Stereotype D'Herhan: 1817

Seller ID: 002065

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


244 In French. Charming little book by the author of "Gil Blas". Handsome brown leather spine with gilt have a bit of wear to spine tips, marbled boards leather spine tips rubbed as well. Interior has an old owner's signature on the half title, occasional foxing and small stain.; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

Friends in Council: A Series of Readings and Discourse Thereon. Book the First

By: (Helps, Sir Arthur)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, William Pickering: 1847

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002444

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


viii + 228 pp. Appears to be the first edition of this first book of the series. Frontis portrait. Beautifully bound in 3/4 brown leather, marbled boards, corners ruled in gold, spine has 4 raised bands and ornate gilt decoration. Little rubbing on the boards. Interior marbled end papers, old book plate of John Wilkinson Crake, numbers stamped on first blank, some foxing and rippling at frontis plate, interior otherwise clean and unmarked. Lovely copy.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen

By: (Raspe, Rudolph Erich)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, James Miller: 1868

Seller ID: 001924

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


251 pp. Frontis plate and tissue guard at first title. Decorations at chapter head and tail, plus plates. Dark blue ribbed Victorian cloth with blindstamped decoration, gilt design of Munchhausen on spine, spine tips chipped, loss of 1/2" at top of spine, corners rubbed and bumped. Interior occasional foxing but unmarked, some quires proud and signatures showing, page 75 has a small edge chip. Charming small book.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature. Volume the Fifty-Fifth and Volume the Fifty-Sixth

By: A Society of Gentlemen

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, A. Hamilton: 1783

Seller ID: 003005

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


3 + 498 pp + 480 pp + (viii) Index. Two Volumes. Various articles including Dr. Burney's General History of Music; Sir Henry Clinton's Narrative; Letter to Governor Johnstone on India affairs; Retaining Gibraltar; Dr. Priestley's Sermon at Birmingham; Raley's Treatise on the Management of Potatoes; Remarks on various works of Dr. Johnson; The American Wanderer; Practical Thoughts on Amputation; Observations on Jail or Ship Fever; and much more. Leather spines with red labels are worn and cracking; boards are detached, along with first few pages. Pages are deckled with some general wear ... View more info

Triskel Two; Essays on Welsh and Anglo-Welsh literature

By: Adams, Sam; Hughes, Gwilym Rees

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Llandybie, C. Davies: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9053

ISBN: 715400460

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


181pp + 11 unnumbered pages. English and Welsh languages. Notes, plates. DJ is cream with green and black text on the front and spine, black text on back, designs on front, spine and back. DJ has minor wear to head and top corners, sunning to top edge, price clipped and covered in protective mylar. Book has dark blue cloth covers with gold text on the spine and back. Minor wear to head, tail and corners, minor sunning to top edge. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 181 pages View more info

Aeschinis Orationes BOUND WITH Andocidis Orationes

By: Aeschines, Ed. Fridericus Franke. Andocides.Ed. Fredericus Blass

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Lipsiae (Leipzig), In Aedibus B.G. Teubneri: 1879

Seller ID: 003413

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Aeschinis Orationes: xxviii + 230 pps. Index. Preface in Latin, Text in Ancient Greek. Andocidis Orationes. Published 1880. xx + 124 pps. Index + Addenda. Preface in Latin, Text in Ancient Greek. Green marbled boards are rubbed, marbled paper coming away from board at small spot in rear, blue cloth spine with paper label is sunned and stained but sturdy. Interior end papers have some ghosting of old notes, text clean and unmarked, binding strong. ; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Aeschylus Agamemnon. 3 Volumes. Reprinted with Corrections

By: Aeschylus; Fraenkel, Eduard, Editor

Price: $495.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Oxford Univ Pr: 1974

Seller ID: 004668

ISBN: 0198141017

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Revised Ed. xvi,195 pp, 2 plates + viii, 480 pp + v, 481-850 pp. Indexes. The 1974 corrected edition of the 1950 first. Original black cloth with gilt to spines. Covers have just a bit of normal wear. Interior endpapers have dense but neat red pencil notes, text and notes throughout have red pencil underlining and marginalia -- this was obviously used by a dedicated scholar. Priced to reflect this condition but books are still presentable and attractive. Vol. I is the Prolegomena, Text in Greek with English translation facing, notes in English. Vol. II is commentary on 1-1055. Vol. III is ... View more info

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Ludus decem Virginibus Recovery of the Sung Liturgical Core of the Thuringian Zehnjungfrauenspiel

By: Amstutz, Renate

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Toronto, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies: 2002

Seller ID: 6564

ISBN: 0888441401

Condition: Good


Xxxvi + 412 pp. 14 tables and 23 figures. Catalogue, appendix, bibliography, and 2 indexes at rear. Green cloth boards. Book is ex-library with usual interior marks and pocket inside rear cover. Faint mark of removed sticker on base of spine. Book is otherwsie in good condition, clean with no other marks. ; Studies and Texts 140; Ex-Library; 9.10 X 6 X 1.60 inches View more info

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The Priest and His Karma A Novel

By: Antao, Ben

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Baltimore, PublishAmerica: 2009

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6819

ISBN: 160749809X

Condition: Good


211 pp. Glossy orange/red softcover with image of priest on front cover. Signed by author with dedication in black pen on front fly page. ; 8.50 X 5.51 X 0.48 inches; 211 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Antiphontis Orationes et Fragmenta Adiunctis Gorgiae Antisthenis Alcidamantis Declamationibus BOUND WITH Dinarchi Orationes Adiectis Demadis qui Fertur Fragmentis

By: Antiphon, Ed. Fridericus Blass; Dinarchus, Ed. Fridericus Blass

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Lipsiae (Leipzig), In Aedibus B.G. Teubneri: 1881

Seller ID: 003415

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Antiphontis Orationes et Fragmenta Adiunctis Gorgiae Antisthenis Alcidamantis declamationibus: xlvii + 212 pps. Index. Preface in Latin, Text in Greek. Dinarchi Orationes Adiectis Demadis qui Fertur Fragmentis: Published in 1888. xxiv + 93 pps. Index. Preface in Latin, Text in Greek. Green marbled boards. Book in good condition, very clean with no marks. Exterior in good condition, some slight wear on spine and edges. Corners a little bent. Green sticker on the spine with authors names.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Argonaftikon A

By: Apolloniou Rodiou

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Athena, Akadimia Athinon: 2004

Seller ID: 003360

ISBN: 960404057X

Condition: Very Good


Ed. and Trans. Georgios Vasilaros. Text in Ancient and Modern Greek. Intro and notes in Modern Greek. xv + 390 pps. Bibliography. Olive green paper. Book in very good condition, very clean, no pen or pencil. Page 388 has a long stain near hinge. Exterior in good condition, faint red marks on front cover. No wear or tear on cover, spine or corners. View more info

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On Translating Homer Three Lectures Given at Oxford

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7715

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


[iv], 104, [24] pp. Half title, publisher's catalogue at rear. Original dark green cloth covers with blind stamped ruling, and floral blind stamped decoration, gilt to spine. Covers are faded and gently worn at all corners, spine gilt faint, spine tips bit worn, top spine pulled a bit. Interior light brown endpapers with ads to the pastedowns. Edges rough cut. Some very occasional marginalia, in one instance in ink (neat but still there), otherwise clean and unmarked. Scarce title. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 104 pages View more info

The Language of Natural Description in Eighteenth-Century Poetry

By: Arthos, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000040

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


463 pp, index. Part of the Language and Literature series, XXIV, reprinted in the 1960s and 70s but here in the original hardcover edition. A seminal study of the words used in 18th century poetry to describe nature, with many references to the classical roots of such usage. The bulk of the book is made up of Appendices, "Certain Words Significant in Eighteenth-Century Poetry, with Illustrations from Earlier Poetry and Scientific Literature", "periphrases"; and "Epithets with the Suffix 'y in English Scientific Literature". The book tries to answer the questions: w... View more info

The God of Vengeance. Little Blue Book No. 416

By: Asch, Sholom

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Girard, KS, Haldeman-Julius Company: 1918

Seller ID: 002249


94 pages. Authorized translation from the Yiddish by Isaac Goldberg. Preface by Abraham Cahan. Original cover is gone, replaced by card covers with hand written title to front cover. Title page has owner stamp. Title page and half title have loss at fore-edge. Page 6 & 7 of the preface have deep scars/tears at the gutter, affecting text (apparently damaged when cover was being affixed), book is loose in its replacement covers, but otherwise unmarked. A scarce Little Blue Book edition of this important work.; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

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Innovazioni tematiche espressive e linguistiche della letteratura italiana del Novecento Atti dell' VIII Congresso dell'Associazione Internazionale per ... dell' " Archivum Romanicum " ser. 1)

By: Associazione Internazionale per gli Studi di Lingua e Letteratura Italiana

Price: $59.00

Publisher: Firenze, Leo S. Olschki Editore: 1976

Seller ID: 7020

Condition: Fair


Xii + 297 pp. Italian text. White softcover. Book is in fair condition, edges of covers somewhat bumped. Faint marks and fading on front cover. Interior is clean with no marks. Some pages are uncut. ; Biblioteca Dell' Archivum Romanicum. Serie I - Storia - Litteratura - Paleografia. Vol. 128; 9.60 X 6.70 X 1.10 inches; 297 pages View more info

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San Celestino An Essay in Reconstruction

By: Aycough, John; [Bickerstaffe-Drew, Francis Browning]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Company: 1914

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6029

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Xvi, 324 pp + ads. With a gift inscription from the author "from John Ayscough who is proud to think any book of his had held the high office of lightening the hour in a hero's life" to Donald J. McDougall. Black cloth covers with red library tape spine, covers are bit tired, old library sticker marks, edges bit rubbed. Interiors have had library pockets rather roughly taken out leading to scarring and lacks on the end papers, interior paper bit toned but otherwise clean and unmarked. Back hinge strengthened with red library tape. From the publisher: "...incomparably Ayscough's bes... View more info

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Raccolta Universale Delle Opere di Giorgio Baffo Veneto. T. I, II, III, and IV

By: Baffo, Giorgio (1694-1768)

Price: $3,500.00

Publisher: Cosmopoli (Venice or Genoa), S.N.: 1789

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7964

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


[ii], 312, [i] (errors); 312, 312, 312 pp. With a letter from a dealer or collector dated 1851 saying the book was printed by the Duke of Pembroke. 3/4 dark red leather with pretty gilt to spines, red glazed cloth boards, corners and extremities a little rubbed, interior has blue marbled endpapers, title pages are lighter stock and a bit browned, cut short. Frontis portrait of Baffo. Paper is heavier stock and minimally foxed. Bindings are sturdy. Erotic sonnects, madrigals and songs written in a "pure Venetian dialect" by Baffo, who greatly enjoyed writing them but didn't want them... View more info

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Amour Sacre, Amour Mondain: Poesie, 1574-1610 Hommage a Jacques Bailbe

By: Bailbe, Jacques

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Paris, Ecole normale superieure: 1995

Seller ID: 005097

ISBN: 2728802017

Condition: Good


151 pp. In French. Glossy white dust jacket with half tone cupid and red . Corners just a little curled, interior clean and unmarked. Nice copy. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Le Esperienze Della Poesia Volgare

By: Balduino, Armando

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Neri Pozza:

Seller ID: 7021

Condition: Good


265 - 367 pp. Book 5 in the Storia Della Cultura Veneta series. Italian text. Light red softcover. Book is in good condition, clean with no marks. Edges very slightly rubbed. ; Storia Della Cultura Veneta Dal Primo Quattrocento Al Concilio Di Trento; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Le Dernier Chouan ou La Bretagne en 1800 with CD-ROM

By: Balzac, Honoré & Andrew Oliver

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Toronto, Éditions De L'Originale: 2005

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 9759

ISBN: 0973554738

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


KB17. 368 pp. Entirely in french. White card covers with image from the 1829 original, with red print. Remains of library sticker scars to spine and covers, interior has 2 library stamps but otherwise clean and unmarked. Originally published in 1829, Le Dernier Chouan ou la Bretagne en 1800 is the first novel to which Balzac signed his own name. It is a fast-moving historical adventure novel dealing with the Breton insurgency against the government forces in post-Revolutionary France. The text of this edition is that published by Balzac in 1829: it is the first time that the novel has been... View more info